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I Am Returning To Repair Fayose’s Damages In Ekiti — Fayemi

Dr. Kayode Fayemi in this interview speaks on his aspiration to return as governor of Ekiti State. Excerpts: Fayemi Fayemi You have been governor in this state before now, and you are currently a Minister of the Federal Republic, why do you want to return? Yes, you are right, I …

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Top E-Commerce Firms, Konga, Yudala Merge

Largest Nigerian Online mall, Konga and Yudala, have officially announced a merger of their operations to significantly alter Nigeria’s online retailing space in terms of size of operations and customers base. From May 1, both companies will now operate as ‘Konga.’ The strategic decision will see both companies leverage the …

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Public Relations Took A Hit During Economic Recession – Ehiguese, PRCAN President

President of Public Relations Consultants Association of Nigeria (PRCAN) and Group CEO of MediaCraft Associates, at 60, bares his mind on issues facing Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC), and how the issues can be addressed. How does it feel being 60 and active in Integrated Marketing Communication across Africa? There is …

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Cement Is Less Than 20% Of Building Cost

The high cost of cement remains a huge problem, which seems to have defied solution. Reason: the country’s cement production capacity outweighs its demand. “I wouldn’t want to go into that…there is an emotional part of it and we tend to be emotional,” says the Chief Executive Officer of AshakaCem …

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I Hawked Pap, Matches Before My Mother Sent Me To School — Chief Michael Ade- Ojo

Chief Michael Ade-Ojo is the founder of Elizade Nigeria Limited and Chairman, Toyota Nigeria Limited. Born on June 14, 1938 at Ilara-Mokin, Ondo State into the family of the late Chief Solomon Ojo and Mrs. Beatrice Ademolawe Ojo, little Ade-Ojo attended St. Michael’s Anglican School, Ilara-Mokin. He later had his …

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Takeaways From The Facebook/Cambridge Analytica Situation

This was a major breach of trust, and I’m really sorry that this happened. Our responsibility now is to make sure that this doesn’t happen again.” This was Mark Zuckerberg’s statement to CNN’s Laurie Segall in the aftermath of the Cambridge Analytica situation which has dominated the airwaves in the …

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LG Electronics Launches Free Laundry Service To Ogba Community In Lagos

LG Electronics recently launched a free laundry service for the residents of Ogba, Ikeja, Lagos. The move is to help alleviate the shortage of water and power supply in the area so residents could efficiently carry out their laundry activities. The laundry cabin is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities to effectively …

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Book On Marketing Communications, Training Academy Launched

General Manager/COO, Keskese, Kayode Idowu; Managing Director, Ideas House, Kehinde Salami; Managing Director, Towncrier, Kayode Olagesin and Managing Director, Tequila Nigeria, Ayo Alias at the book launch… in Lagos President of Experiential Marketers Association of Nigeria, Mr. Kehinde Salami, recently launched a marketing communications book titled To Every Man A Brain: …

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Why Government Must Appoint Professional As APCON Chair

In December last year when President Muhammadu Buhari appointed 209 board chairmen and 1,258 members of government-owned agencies and parastatals, advertising bodies raised alarm following the appointment of a politician and non-professional and adverting practitioner, Hon. Jacob Sunday, as chair of Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON). It shunned the …

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Guinness To Tackle Under-Age Drinking In Schools

Guinness Nigeria Plc, a subsidiary of Diageo Plc, in partnership with Rue 14 Studios, has launched the Smashed Project initiative for the first time in Nigeria aimed at tackling the issue of under-aged drinking amongst youths. Using drama and interactive educational tools, the initiative would enable pupils to understand the …

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